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Feds, financial professionals’ union agree to study gender wage gap

By Mike Lapointe      

ACFO president Dany Richard attributed the agreement to the Trudeau government’s focus on gender equality and pay equity.

Treasury Board President Joyce Murray, pictured speaking to reporters in West Block in April, heads the department designated as the official employer of the federal public service. The Association of Canadian Financial Officers says a new study being launched to resolve a complaint from its members stems from the Trudeau government’s focus on gender and pay equity. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Financial professionals in the federal public service have come one step closer to resolving a complaint that their female-dominated ranks are being underpaid compared to their male counterparts.

Mike Lapointe

Mike Lapointe joined the The Hill Times in June 2019 and covers the federal public service, deputy ministers, the Privy Council Office, public service unions, the Phoenix pay system, the machinery of government, and the Parliament Hill media.
- mlapointe@hilltimes.com


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